Corey Hickner-Johnson

Corey Hickner-Johnson
University of Iowa
English

Corey is a doctoral candidate in English and a certificate student in GWSS. Her dissertation examines mental illness and psychiatric disability in literature and contemporary women writers. Corey is committed to working against the stigmas around mental illnesses--in her scholarship, teaching, and everyday life. Building on the knowledge she gains at Obermann, Corey plans to organize a #StopStigma walk this Spring at the Johnson County Poor Farm.